Tetsunari Iida | TEDxTokyo 2016
Tetsunari Iida – Energy Changemaker
Nuclear Reformer and Green Power Proponent
Tetsu Iida was a leading figure in the antinuclear and renewable energy movements long before the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in 2011. He believes power in Japan should be clean, green and 100 percent renewable, and focuses on exponential changes in the renewable energy as well as IT area. Tetsu sees the potential to reform the structures of society worldwide. He believes that the people rather than government will drive reform, so we must make global connections to encourage that transformation. As a social entrepreneur, he’s established several entities—the Japan Community Power Network, Fukushima Renewable Future Fund and Renewable Energy Institute—to promote renewable energy. He also works in Yamaguchi and other local society to spark a “creative local society of the 21st century.